| Dec 5, 2016

Nikkei slips on Italian no vote

Stocks lost further ground Monday, weighed down by the yen’s rise after Italy’s vote to reject constitutional reform in a national referendum. The 225-issue Nikkei average shed 151.09 points, or 0.82 percent, to end at 18,274.99 on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. On Friday, the ...

| Nov 18, 2016

Nikkei climbs to 10-month high

The benchmark Nikkei average closed at its highest level in more than 10 months Friday, buoyed by rises in major export-oriented companies on the back of the yen’s weakness. The 225-issue Nikkei average climbed 104.78 points, or 0.59 percent, to 17,967.41 on the Tokyo ...

| Oct 24, 2016

Nikkei rebounds on earnings optimism

Stocks staged a moderate rally Monday, reflecting bright prospects for corporate earnings. The 225-issue Nikkei average added 49.83 points, or 0.29 percent, to close at 17,234.42 on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. On Friday, the key market gauge dropped 50.91 points. The Topix index of ...